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Author Stryker, Rachael, 1972-

Title The road to Evergreen : adoption, attachment therapy, and the promise of family / Rachael Stryker.

Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  618.928588 St89r 2010    ---  Available
Description x, 192 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Evergreen model of attachment therapy : emotional salvation or economic exploitation? -- "Long before we heard of Evergreen" : adoptive parents' representations of family -- The fuel that drove us to care : adoption agencies' institutionalization of family -- Prisoners in our own home : postplacement realities of the family -- Good-bye to birth parents, hello to forever family : confrontation therapy in the clinic -- Fast and snappy, Mom and Dad's way, and right the first time : constructing the therapeutic home -- Loving each other from a distance : life after attachment therapy failure -- Out of Evergreen : theorizing the social reproduction of attachment.
Subject Attachment disorder in children -- United States.
Adoption -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Families -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Parenting -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Reactive Attachment Disorder -- therapy -- United States.
Adolescent Psychology -- United States.
Adoption -- psychology -- United States.
Child Psychology -- United States.
Family Relations -- United States.
Psychotherapy -- United States.
ISBN 9780801476860 (pbk.)
0801476860 (pbk.)
9780801446870 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801446872 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. 3377252

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